§ Mr. Watts
Criteria used in the review of the roads programme are set out in the document "Managing the trunk road programme", published on 28 November 1995. I have set out in the tables the status of the A1 schemes in the road programme.
1. Construction soon to start Area A1(M) Alconbury-Peterborough (DBFO)—start of works later this year M1/Al Link road (Lofthouse-Branham) (DBFO)—start of works spring 1996
2. Main programme Area A1(M) Wetherby-Walshford, North Yorkshire.Leeds MB A1(M) Wetherby Bypass, Leeds MB A1(M) Bramham—Wetherby, Leeds MB A1(M) Ferrybridge-Hook Moor, Wakefield MB. Leeds MB, North Yorkshire A1(M) Redhouse—Ferrybridge, Doncaster, MB.Wakefield MB, North Yorkshire Willowburn-Denwick Imp.Northumberland A1 Morpeth-Lanehead Imp, Northumberland Al Blyth GSJ, Nottinghamshire Al Five Lanes End GSJ, Nottinghamshire Al Markham Moor GSJ, Nottinghamshire A1 Tempsford GSJ, Bedfordshire
3. To be reviewed as potential smaller scale improvements Area A1(M) J6–8 Widening, Hertfordshire A1 Gateshead Western Bypass, Gateshead MB
4. Longer term Area A1(M) Leeming-Scotch Corner, North Yorkshire A1(M) Dishforth-Leeming, North Yorkshire A1(M) Tuxford-Blyth, Nottinghamshire A1(M) Newark-Tuxford, Nottinghamshire A1(M) Stamford—Newark, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire A1(M) Stamford Bypass, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire A1(M) Peterborough-Stamford, Cambridgeshire A1(M) Baldock-Alconbury, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire A1(M) J9–10 Widening, Hertfordshire A1(M) J4–6 Widening, Hertfordshire A1(M) J1–4 Widening Hertfordshire